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Half Moon Bay State Beach

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Address: Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay, CA
Phone Number: 916 653 6995
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Activities: Surfing
Description: Broad and sandy beach stretching more than four miles features campground...
Broad and sandy beach stretching more than four miles features campground facilities and trails for hikers and horseback riders.
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Nice clean beach

We have been to this beach each time we've come to the area. We got some stunning sunset pictures about 5 years ago from this beach. Even the local people we talked to said it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We have been to this beach each time we've come to the area. We got some stunning sunset pictures about 5 years ago from this beach. Even the local people we talked to said it was one of the prettiest sunsets they had seen in a long time. We have not found a beach in this area that we don't... More 

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Albemarle, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This beach was away from the hustle and bustle. The shoreline was pretty. They had ample parking. After your visit to the beach and seeing the sunset, they have good restaurants to eat at. Just know that on Mondays most of the restaurants are closed. Hotels are nice too if you want to stay away from the city. A bit... More 

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Union City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I walked my dog for a couple of miles along the coastal trail. It was very accessible and flat. The views from the trail were beautiful. Ran into a group of horseback riders who ended up riding along the beach. Looked like fun.

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Darien, Illinois
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We arrived here around 10:30 A.M. It wasn't too cold, but the bathrooms could use some work. Like a sink that works. I expected it to be more than it was, but it was alright.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great spot to sit and see the scene. Go every year when I am out in CA. Wonderful. Could not be any better. Take a picnic and enjoy

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San Mateo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We stay close by to the half moon bay beach. On evening we just started ride to beach. The place is very pleasant and amazing one. Especially the shore is so nice and we can play with the sand.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Lovely Beach ..romantic n not crowded!! It is also a good picnic spot..apart from the beach itself, the drive to the Half moon bay is also very long, romantic and beautiful and peaceful!!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

After a beautiful drive along highway 92 through sun-dappled trees, we parked near Kelly Ave. (to park in campground area/main beach entrance costs $10) and walked to this relaxing spot. I've been a number of times at different times of the year, and this June day was one of the more crowded weekdays I've seen. Always an instantly calming spot... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Good place, long and beautiful beach, excellent for long walks. dogs not allowed, parking is not free.

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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A very long beach! Excellent view. It is also a good place for camping. For camping, you have to reserve though. I went during June to watch the sunset and it was cold. Make sure you take warm clothes. Restroom is available near the beach. Also, you will find many BBQ stations available. A must visit place for a day... More 

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Address: Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay, CA
Phone Number: 916 653 6995
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay

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